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Articles tagged for: Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich

October 21, 2014

The flavors of Android through the years

In celebration of the new Android 5.0 “Lollipop”, we collated the sweet history of Android versions since its launch back in 2008.

September 04, 2013

Google names next Android version: KitKat

Just when everybody thought that the next version of Android will be named Key Lime Pie, Google surprised the cyberworld by announcing that the upcoming Android 4.4 will go by the KitKat moniker.

June 04, 2013

Appdate: Vine now available for Android

Initially available only for iOS devices, Vine, the popular Twitter-owned app that lets you record moments up to 6-seconds and then loops it for everyone to see is now available for Android users.

March 21, 2013

Google launches Google Keep note-taking service

Google has just launched a new note-taking service called Google Keep that lets you write notes, create checklists, enter voice notes or snap photos and annotate it.

January 11, 2013

Panasonic launches Windows, Android ruggedized tablets

Panasonic has recently launched two new members of their Toughpad line of ruggedized tablets designed for “mission-critical and highly mobile workers” – the Windows 8 Pro-powered Toughpad FZ-G1, and the Android Toughpad JT-B1.

December 27, 2012

Huawei Ascend D1 Quad XL, Honor 2 G600 out & priced

Huawei had finally released their two new handsets — the Ascend D1 Quad XL, Honor 2 G600, both of which are in local stores and with a suggested retail price of under Php20k.

December 26, 2012

Starmobile Crystal gets priced at Php7,990

Starmobile finally announced the suggested retail price of their latest smartphone, the StarMobile Crystal. This mid-range Android handset comes in a large 4.5-inch IPS display with a dual-SIM functionality.

November 14, 2012

StarMobile Astra dual-SIM Android ICS TV hands-on

Met with the folks from StarMobile the other day when they gave me two of their newest Android smartphones. The StarMobile Astra was the one that got most of my attention because it’s an Android TV phone.

November 07, 2012

LG launches Optimus Vu, priced at Php27,990

Earlier today, LG Philippines launched the LG Optimus Vu Android smartphone, boasting a 5-inch IPS display with a 4:3 aspect ratio.

November 01, 2012

Archos announces 80 Cobalt Android tablet

Archos has recently announced the third tablet in their Elements range – the 8-inch Archos 80 Cobalt.

October 25, 2012

Cherry Mobile launches Titan and Flare dual-SIM Android phones

Cherry Mobile has launched two new affordable dual-SIM / dual-standby Android smartphones last night – the 5-inch Titan and the 4-inch Flare.

September 21, 2012

World’s lightest Android tablet launched in Japan

Many 7-inch tablets come in different forms and sizes. Some claim to be the fastest, the thinnest or the cheapest of the pack. However, it looks like another 7-incher is claiming the throne for being the world’s lightest. It is called the NEC Medias Tab UL N08-D — and it weighs only 249g.

September 12, 2012

Xtreamer to release 5-inch AiKi Android smartphone

Xtreamer is a brand well known for its digital media players and HTPCs but it seems like its about to take a dive into a different territory by launching its own Android smartphone — the 5-inch dual-SIM AiKi.

August 28, 2012

5-inch Lenovo S880 dual-SIM lands, priced at Php14,999

Lenovo Mobile is introducing another smartphone in the Philippines but this time, it’s going to be a huge 5-inch, dual-SIM phone called Lenovo S880.

July 21, 2012

Bmorn V99, V16 Android ICS Tablet Review

We’ve got another set of affordable Android ICS tablets on our hands — a 10-inch Bmorn V99 and the samller, 7-inch Bmorn V16. Catch our full review of these two tablets after the break.

July 15, 2012

Android 4.0.4 update rolled out for Galaxy Note N7000

Yesterday, a minor update to the Galaxy Note N7000 was rolled out to unlocked units giving the handset the latest 4.0.4 version.

July 12, 2012

Sony Xperia Neo L launched, priced at Php12,490

Along with the Xperia Ion that was launched yesterday, Sony Mobile Philippines also introduced the update to the Xperia Neo V from last year — the Xperia Neo L.

July 01, 2012

Adobe: No Flash support for Android Jelly Bean

Adobe Systems has recently announced that they will no longer develop the Flash plugin for any Android version above 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, it comes to no surprise that they’re reminding the public — once again.

June 14, 2012

Android Linaro 4.0.4, the pumped up ICS

Not satisfied with your Android ICS-powered device? Do you feel a bit lacking in performance and think that you can still squeeze more juice out of your device? A group of developers also feels the same way and that’s why they decided to optimize Google’s latest OS and bring it up to about 30-100% increase […]

May 21, 2012

Window (Yuandao) N90 Fast Tab Android ICS Tablet

In the past months we’ve covered a handful of affordable tablets from China. It came in different shapes and sizes and in all honesty they were pretty decently speced as well considering their price. Another Chinese manufactured tablet has recently landed in our doorsteps with the name Window N90 or YuanDao N90.

May 10, 2012

Samsung Galaxy Note gets Ice Cream Sandwich

Got the notification this afternoon on my Samsung Galaxy Note. It’s actually a firmware update that includes Android 4.0.3 ICS, a new S Note app, and new S Memo widget.

April 16, 2012

Acer Iconia Tab A200 spotted, priced at Php18,900

Acer Philippines announced the availability of the Iconia Tab A200 last month and just today we spotted units being sold in local stores for a suggested retail price of Php18,900.

February 26, 2012

Transformer TF101 finally gets Ice Cream Sandwich

Yesterday morning, I was finally able to upgrade my Asus Transformer TF101 to the latest Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich. We checked out what’s new with ICS and compare it with the old Honeycomb 3.2.

February 24, 2012

Android 4.0 ICS update for Asus Transfomer TF101

Asus has just announced the upgrade of Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich to their Asus Transformer TF101 started rolling out last night. The update is coming over-the-air on the 1st-gen tablets.

January 09, 2012

Lenovo K91 is 1st Android 4.0 ICS Smart TV

Lenovo is joining the Smart TV market and surprised us by announcing the very first Android 4.0 ICS powered LED TV at CES 2012 — the Lenovo K91.

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